plains of abraham









plains of abraham


noun

  1. a high plain adjoining the city of Quebec, Canada: battlefield where the English under Wolfe defeated the French under Montcalm in 1759.

noun

  1. (functioning as singular) a field in E Canada between Quebec City and the St Lawrence River: site of an important British victory (1759) in the Seven Years’ War, which cost the French their possession of Canada

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